PREPARING FOR ARRIVAL OF XP PRO!!!

  SANAP 00:27 18 Feb 2004
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Getting a new PC with XP PRO in about 10 days and would like to do a bit of reading up in advance.Done the usaul searches but maybe their is a site that can prepare me for the pitfalls as I will be a complete novice to XP?

Any advice/help greatly appreciated. The hassle I had with my 1st pc a few years back has never left me!!

Thanks

sanap

  pc moron 00:34 18 Feb 2004

This is a good site for XP, especially the Services guide, which this link will take you to

click here

  Indigo 1 01:49 18 Feb 2004

My god what a question !

There are so many sites you can look at but The Elder Geek is very good.

Also click here

click here

There are many others but it's best to just play around with XP and see what you like and what you don't like.

Which O/S are you currently using ?

  SANAP 08:41 18 Feb 2004

Thanks both. I am using WIN98SE.

sanap

  Al94 08:49 18 Feb 2004

Relax and enjoy it!

  Stuartli 09:08 18 Feb 2004

You could also buy or borrow from the library one of the books covering all aspects of XP - it's usually much easier to look something up in this form than online; XP's Help and Support is also, as usual with Microsoft programs' Help sections, both thorough and comprehensive.

  Sir Radfordin 10:14 18 Feb 2004

When you get it make sure you have got all the critical patches installed. There are still machines being sent out that will let the MS_BLASTER viurs shut them down.

  rickf 11:37 18 Feb 2004

Don't worry its a piece of cake to use

  Indigo 1 12:45 18 Feb 2004

I personally don't like the "Teletubbies" interface but it's very easy to set it up like older versions of Windows if you prefer.

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